ISS crew expands to 6 after Soyuz flight

NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, Russian Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano joined their Expedition 36 crewmates when the hatches between their Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft and the International Space Station opened at 12:14 a.m. EDT Wednesday.

ISS crew returns to Earth

After four months aboard the International Space Station, three astronauts touched down safely in Kazakhstan early yesterday morning.

Astronauts safely on way to ISS

Late last night, three astronauts blasted off for the International Space Station on a Soyuz TMA-04M, after several weeks of delay.

Research continues apace on international space station



NASA says the pace of research aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is accelerating - even though the shuttles used to build it were recently retired. 



Astronauts land safely in Kazakhstan

In the first manned re-entry since the Shuttle fleet was retired earlier this year, three International Space Station crew members touched down safely last night.

Delayed ISS crew launches successfully

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft blasted off successfully for the International Space Station late last night, carrying one American and two Russian astronauts.

Russian space ambitions hobbled by economic reality

Moscow is abandoning plans to design and build a two-stage Rus-M carrier rocket that would have replaced the aging Soyuz by 2015.

How the International Space Station could be evacuated

NASA is preparing for a number of worst-case scenarios that could leave the International Space Station (ISS) without a crew for an extended period of time.



Russia identifies cause of space freighter failure

The recent disintegration of an ISS-bound space freighter was apparently caused by a malfunctioning gas generator located in the Soyuz carrier rocket's third stage engine.

NASA: International Space Station could be evacuated

NASA is warning that astronauts may be forced to temporarily abandon the International Space Station (ISS) if a recent space freighter crash prevents Russia from ferrying a fresh crew to the station.

Soyuz blasts off for ISS in taste of things to come

Almost fifty years to the day since the first human spaceflight blasted off, the Soyuz TMA-21 mission last night left for the International Space Station.

Astronauts back safely from ISS

Two Americans and a Russian returned safely last night from the International Space station, touching down last night on the Kazakhstan steppe.

Ex-spy watches as Soyuz blasts off for ISS

The Soyuz TMA-01M spacecraft blasted off successfully from Kazakhstan last night, taking three astronauts to the International Space Station.